Posted tagged ‘CalAgile’

The Christmas milestone

December 24, 2009

It’s Christmas time at last and we are happy to wish you all the best for this holiday. This is actually our first Christmas and we took the chance to review our plans and see how we have been proceeding since we started.

Our customers are providing us precious feedback in fine tuning the CalAgile approach as we are keen to have it always shaped on real needs and not only on theories. On the other side, our first product is starting to be properly defined after an interesting phase of studies in the augmented reality field. (more…)

How distributed analysis helps building the right context

November 18, 2009

After many years in working on software projects I realized that the most common reason of misunderstanding the design of an application is the lack of context or to be more precise, the lack of a shared context among the participants to the meetings.

The chance of working with a distributed team according to the CalAgile approach highlighted the need of clarifying this aspect. According to this approach a representative of the software consultancy firm kicks off the project at the customer’s premises by setting up communication channels between the customer’s business-oriented team and the remote software-development team. This kind of organization requires a continuous rethought of the customer’s needs as the representative actively reports to the team the model they should build. (more…)